5 Essential Yoga Principles for Positive Thinking

5 Essential Yoga Principles for Positive Thinking‘You are what you think!

This statement is true when it comes to positive thinking.
Being positive is a state of mind. It is the ‘feel good’ factor that we all talk about.

But how do we train our brain? Yoga is your answer.

Please note: This is a guest post from Chetna of Style Craze! Enjoy!

There are no specific yoga asanas or techniques that could render positive thinking. It is a synergic outcome of the five principles of yoga – asanas, pranayamas, relaxation, meditating, and the right diet. These work with your thoughts, healing you in the process. When the body and mind work in a synchronized fashion, the outcome is bound to be positive.

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Is your self-love cup half empty?

Is your self-love cup half empty?Could you use some easy tips to show yourself some much needed lovin’?

It’s not as hard as you may think. All it takes is a bit of time and a lot of openness and willingness: to change, to receive, to see and to love.

You’ve clouded your mind with attacks and comparisons for way too long. You’ve bombarded yourself with messages of “not being good enough, strong enough, thin enough, beautiful enough and powerful enough” and you’ve long forgotten that this is not the way you are supposed to live your life. This is not the way you’re supposed to feel.

But you’re here today, reading this article and ready for change, right?

You’re ready for a life lived with more inner peace and outer comfort. You’re ready to embrace yourself with all your vulnerable sides and powerful gifts. Continue reading “Is your self-love cup half empty?”

Are You Sacrificing Self Care for Your New Year’s Resolution?

Are You Sacrificing Self Care for Your New Year’s Resolution?Note: This is a guest post by the lovely Kaylee Rupp of ZenCaffeine.com!  Read, enjoy and show her some love in the comments. She has such a loving approach to life. 

It’s a New Year, and with it come the inevitable weight loss goals.

Only this time it’ll be different – you’ll eat five servings of veggies a day, workout six days a week and not one sweet will pass your lips. You’ve even set up a reward system – if you can do this, without fail, at the end of the week, you get a hot, luxurious bath. Or an afternoon alone at your favorite bookstore. Or [insert your favorite activity here].

Fast forward one week and your willpower has run out (we only have so much of it, y’know). Not only has one sweet passed your lips, but also a #6 combo from your favorite fast food place. You feel ashamed, defeated, and you definitely aren’t giving yourself that bath. You didn’t earn it. Continue reading “Are You Sacrificing Self Care for Your New Year’s Resolution?”